Today's Sports

  • Rockwood baseball team beats...

    The Rockwood Tigers improved their record to 10-8 with a 15-5 victory over Sale Creek Friday evening at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex. This was Rockwood's fifth-straight victory.

    Coach Jacob Witter used three pitchers in the contest. Austin Lloyd worked four innings, allowing three runs on three hits with four strikeouts and two walks, while Austin Orr tossed one inning to pick up the win, allowing two runs on two hits with one walk. Will Warner pitched one inning.

    Rockwood scored 15 runs on 13 hits and nine walks.

  • Meet and greet for new RHS...

    Rockwood High School will have a meet and greet for new Tiger basketball coach Daniel Curtis at 5 p.m. in the school library.

    According to Kevin Kiser of the Advocate and Democrat, Curtis completed his sixth year at Sequoyah High School, posting a 95-73 record and has an overall mark of 139-106. He won five District 5AA championships and one 5AA Tournament title and was 5AA Coach of the Year three times (2010, 2015, 2016).

  • Oliver Springs Bobcats outslug...

    By Zach Selby

    The  wind was blowing and a steady rain drizzled the field, but that didn’t stop the Oakdale Eagles and the Oliver Springs Bobcats from continuing their game. Eight of nine batters scored at least a run for the Bobcats, as they cruised to a 15-6 win over their district rivals.

    The score was tied at 3-3 when the Bobcats ripped off three consecutive runs to double the score and never trailed again in the contest.

  • Lady Bobcats shut out Lady...

    By Zach Selby

    Oliver Springs put its undefeated district record on the line when it took a wet and rainy field against Holly Dickerson and the Oakdale Lady Eagles and once again emerged victorious. The Lady Bobcats scored nine runs through the first three innings to cruise to an 11-0 shut out against the Lady Eagles.

    The win keeps the Lady Bobcats safely in first place, while also puts the Lady Eagles in last place.

  • Forrester, Garrett lead Kingston...

    Brandon Forrester and Meredith Garrett led the Kingston baseball and softball teams to victories over the weekend. The Jackets defeate Knox Carter 8-1, while the Lady Jackets shut out Cleveland 11-0.

    Kingston 8, Carter 1: Brandon Forrester hurled the Yellow Jackets to their 8-1 victory over Knox Carter Friday night. He allowed one run on seven hits with three strikeouts, three walks and one hit batsman in the victory.

  • Spring’s the season to enjoy...

    With temperatures on the rise, Roane County’s four public golf courses offer a fun way to enjoy the great outdoors.

    Each of Roane County’s four courses offer unique challenges. No one will pay more than $25 to play 18 holes with a cart.

    Three of Roane County’s courses, Lakeside in Kingston, Emory Golf and Country Club in Harriman, and Rockwood Golf and Country Club offer nine holes, while Southwest Point in Kingston is the only 18-hole public course in the county.

  • Chism throws out first pitch at...

    By Michael Lindsay

    The Rockwood Dixie Youth Opening Day ceremony featured an east Tennessee legend on April 2,  as former Tennessee Volunteer Wayne Chism was in attendance to throw out the first pitch.

    Rockwood Parks and Recreation Director Chase Clem used Twitter to reach out to Chism, who responded.

    “It was a friendly tweet. It was great for him to reach out to me, and great to accept it. Everybody could see it and get excited to come out here today” said Chism.

  • Rockwood defeats Region 2A foe...

    The Rockwood Tiger baseball team defeated Oneida Thursday night 20-3 to sweep the season series with their Region 2A foe at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex.

    Kolby Robbins was credited with the victory, allowing three runs on two hits  with five walks and three hit batters in the 2 2/3 innings, while Kyle Van Patton worked 1 1/3 innings, striking out two with one walk and Will Warner pitched one inning with two strikeouts and one walk.

    Rockwood plated the 20 runs on nine hits with 14 walks.

  • Denny’s RBI single gives Lady...

    Breanna Denny's RBI single in the top of the seventh inning gave the Rockwood Lady Tigers a 1-0 victory over the Harriman Lady Devils Thursday evening at Flour Mill Flats in Harriman.

    Megan Monday singled and moved from second to third on error and scored the go-ahead run on Breanna Denny's single. Sister, Courtney, retired Harriman in the bottom of the inning to earn in the victory for the Lady Tigers.

    Courtney Denny was the winning pitcher, allowing four hits with seven strikeouts.

  • Kingston track team competed at...

    The Kingston High School track team competed in a meet at Anderson County High School in Clinton April 5 and will compete at Knox Karns Tuesday afternoon.

    Bri Garcia finished 12th in the 100 meters in 14.67.

    Lindsay Wall finished seventh in the 200 meters in 31.24, followed by Garcia, 11th, 32.40; and Courtney Farrell, 14th in 33.29.

    Sarah Cox took sixth in the 400 meters in 1:14.35 and took fourth in the 800 meters, followed by Mandy King, seventh, 3:28.72 and Zoe Magnum, ninth, 3:29.57.